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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1013 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO

SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE
MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO

.SYNOPSIS...A STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDING FROM NEAR CAPE CORAL
FLORIDA TO 27N82W TO 26N95W WILL DRIFT N AS A WARM FRONT THROUGH
EARLY FRI. AN AREA OF LOW PRES IS FORECAST TO DEVELOP ALONG THE
FRONT OVER THE N CENTRAL GULF LATE TONIGHT INTO FRI. THE LOW
WILL BE NEAR 29N88W WITH A COLD FRONT TRAILING TO 24N91W FRI
MORNING... WITH THE LOW NEAR 30N85W WITH THE FRONT EXTENDING TO
25N89W FRI LATE...WITH BOTH MOVING E OF THE GULF BY SAT
MORNING. MINIMAL GALE FORCE WINDS ARE EXPECTED ON THE NW
SEMICIRCLE OF THE LOW CENTER WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE FORCE
OVER THE NE GULF AHEAD OF THE LOW. A RIDGE WILL EXTEND ACROSS
THE GULF SAT NIGHT THROUGH TUE NIGHT.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

...GALE WARNING...

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 87W

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

SW GULF OF MEXICO S OF 22N W OF 87W

.OVERNIGHT...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...NE WINDS LESS
THAN 10 KT. ELSEWHERE...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...N WINDS LESS THAN 10
KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 10 TO
15 KT...BECOMING NE LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...
AND NE 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

...GALE WARNING...

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI....FRI...N OF 26N...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH FREQUENT GUSTS
TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW TO N 25 TO 35 KT W OF FRONT AND LOW. SEAS 6
TO 9 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FT W OF FRONT AND LOW. S OF 26N...SE
TO S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NW 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.



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